Injury newsThiago Alcantara and Divock Origi fitness update
Liverpool are awaiting further assessment of the injury that forced Thiago Alcantara off the pitch during Sunday’s 3-1 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The midfielder left the field shortly before half-time after pulling up and was replaced by James Milner during the interval.
Asked for an update on Thiago’s condition, Jürgen Klopp told his post-match press conference: “Not good, but I can’t say more. He was outside with the families, had his little girl on his shoulders, so he could walk, that’s obviously a good sign. All the rest we will see from tomorrow.
“[It’s the] lower part of the body. I know it, but actually don’t want to talk now about it. We will see.
“Give us a chance to have the [scan]; it makes the news not better or worse. We want to wait until we know more about it and then you will get the information as well.”
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Liverpool were also without Divock Origi for the final-day encounter with Wolves – and Klopp confirmed the striker will not be available for next weekend’s Champions League final with Real Madrid in Paris.
“Div is definitely out for the final because he [got] injured in the last second of the last session yesterday,” said the boss.
“He got a muscle injury, so five days will not be enough for him. Apart from that, I think all have a chance – and hopefully Thiago as well – and then we will prepare.”